state champion Sycamore
29, 2006 14:19 PDT
I just got my copy of New Jersey's big trees list in the mail an
two ago. I discovered that the Buttonwood (our South Jersey
name for Sycamore) that I photographed in Warren County is the
It says the circumference is 23'1" .
Look for a picture of it in the first gallery in my Webshots
I did some shuffling around, so they won't look the same, for
you who have looked at them already. Someone from here commented
photo of that tree. Thanks for the good comment!
I also discovered that the state champion Sassafras is in the
of an old Friends Meeting House that I photographed last year. I
even knew it. I will have to go back. I have a book with a
that meeting house, and the caption mentions the tree, but I
caption referred to the big stump in the picture. I don't know.
not. The tree is supposed to have a circumference of 17'4"
. I've never
seen a Sassafras even close to that in size.
Ancient tuliptree, Absecon, NJ
03, 2006 18:55 PDT
I did eventually photograph this tree and I got all my pictures
today. I scanned the photos of this tree and uploaded them to my
"Barry's Nature Gallery" at this link.
The last two photos in this
gallery are of this Tuliptree. As I said in my original post
believe the tree is at least 4 feet DBH, and probably closer to
It also appears to be a very healthy tree.
Is there anyone in or near southern New Jersey who can come and
I'm also in the midst of scanning and uploading 2 pictures of a
large Sassafras that I posted about some time ago. It's easily 2
DBH. Those photos will be immediately before the tuliptree
photos in my
Check out the photos and see what you think of these trees.
To me the Tuliptree is very impressive.